The bill passed the panel 25-0 and now advances to the full Senate for a vote.
President Trump has already suggested that there is a deal to be done, but it could still be punishing for ZTE.
"What's different is the way it's all been done in public, on Twitter", she said.
Representatives for the White House did not immediately respond to a request for more details about the president's statement.
"When I looked at it I said, you know, they could pay a big price without necessarily damaging all of these American companies, which they are because you know you're talking about tremendous amounts of money and jobs", he said.
Republican Senator Marco Rubio said he thought China had gotten the upper hand in recent negotiations on trade and North Korea denuclearization.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin denied that his government is offering relief for ZTE in exchange for trade concessions.
Shenzhen, China-based ZTE depends on USA components, such as chips from Qualcomm Inc, to build its smartphones and networking gear.
The ban has threatened the viability of ZTE by cutting off access to companies that supply 25 percent to 30 percent of its components.
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On May 8, FT's Martin Wolf described America's "draft framework" guiding U.S-China trade talks earlier that week as "an ultimatum" from the Trump "administration (that) is either so foolish that it does not understand (trade) or (is) so arrogant that it does not care". But Trump said on Tuesday that he had agreed to re-examine the matter as a personal favor to Chinese President Xi Jinping. "Any changes to this will fully support the mandate of making sure our sanctions and our technology are protected".
The deal would un-do the the seven-year ban on USA companies trading with ZTE, implemented in April after the company violated the terms of an earlier settlement for busting United Nations sanctions on Iran and North Korea.
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said last week the administration is exploring "additional remedies" to its harsh punishment of the Chinese smartphone maker.
The latest word is that Trump wants a complete management overhaul at ZTE and a $1.3bn "fine" paid to lift the restrictions which prevent the company from buying parts made by American companies.
He declined to comment on what alternative remedies Commerce may be considering.
"The objective was not to put ZTE out of business", Mnuchin said.
The US initially fined ZTE $1.19 million in March 2017 for violating sanctions against Iran and North Korea. But it then went a step further to impose a seven-year ban on United States companies buying and selling ZTE products.
Correction: An earlier version of this article incorrectly referred to Senator Charles Schumer.
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DeBartolo Memorial Scholarship Foundation celebrity dinner and auction Friday night. "He's fired, '" Trump said a year ago . The Game Operations Manual will be revised to remove the requirement that all players be on the field for the Anthem .
Lowell said Kushner answered all questions and "is looking forward to continuing the work the president has asked him to do". President Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner , got his white house security clearance back on Wednesday.
A church group will host a gathering at a football stadium to honor those killed and injured during a Texas high school shooting. The father, who owns a Houston-based shipping fix company, said his family was distraught over the mass shooting.
The technology was not a secret - Amazon had published details of its work with police on its AWS blog . Additionally, the letter highlights a lack of oversight of how technology like this is being used.
It is attempting to reduce costs by at least £350 million, with it seeking to close 25% of its legacy Clothing & Home space. Marks & Spencer's group revenue was up 0.7 per cent at £10.7 billion, but pre-tax profit was down 62 per cent at £66.8m.
An investigation into the attack continues, with about 100 investigators still working on the case, according to the police. Bells on the city hall and churches will ring out at 10:31 p.m., exactly a year since the bomb exploded .
Caputo said the Mueller team "never reached out" to his friend to check on the information, or to the contractor. Just 26 percent of Republicans said they think the probe is "fair", compared to 79 percent of Democrats .
Trump suggested himself that Xi was pulling strings in Pyongyang to put pressure on USA trade negotiators. Some of his loyalists led by former chief strategist Steven Bannon criticized the deal as a capitulation.
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Near the beginning of Deadpool 2 , the title character's girlfriend, Vanessa ( Morena Baccarin ), is murdered in front of him. But just in case it is, Ryan Reynolds and company chose to tie up a few loose ends with a post-credit scene for the ages.
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Tiffany shares hit all-time high, boosted by foreign tourists
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